Amsterdam Sights

Seasonal Amsterdam

See what special events and festivals to expect for each month in Amsterdam, and find out which time is the best for your trip to Amsterdam.

Major happenings in Amsterdam's event calendar:

JanuaryIce Sculpture Festival, Tulip Day
April → World Press Photo, King's Day
May → Liberation Day
June → Holland Festival
July → Amsterdam Roots Festival
August → Grachtenfestival, Uitmarkt, Amsterdam Pride
September → Jordaan Festival
November → Museumn8, Entry of Sint Nicholas, Sieraad
DecemberFeast of St Nicholas, IDFA, New Year's Eve


ice village Ice*Village - Winter Wonderland on Museumplein with a Christmas market, traditional Dutch Christmas food & drinks and live entertainment with the Rijksmuseum as background, from December 17 to December 30, 2016

Events per Month

facts, tips, festivals & events

 |  Jan  |  Feb  |  Mar  |  Apr  | 
 |  May  |  Jun  |  Jul  |  Aug  | 
 |  Sep  |  Oct  |  Nov  |  Dec  |


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